Inspiration and wisdom from George Saunders’s Graduation Speech

Success without kindness seems like an empty endeavor. George Saunders put it best in his graduation speech at Syracuse: Do all the other things, the ambitious things – travel, get rich, get famous, innovate, lead, fall in love, make and lose fortunes, swim naked in wild jungle rivers (after first having it tested for monkey poop) – but as you …

But Are You Putting Your Heart Into It?

If you follow the 49ers, you probably heard that second year running back, Glen Coffee retired after just one season in the NFL. He is only 23 years old and was likely the primary backup for starting running back, Frank Gore. How could he voluntarily retire after just one season? Isn’t it every young athlete’s dream to play at the …

Embrace The Fact That You WILL SUCK

As a person who gets hung up with trying to do things perfectly before taking action, I personally know that perfectionism can be a silent killer. I’m sure some of you can relate. The fear of making mistakes and embarrassing yourself is real fear, but will you allow this fear to prevent you from achieving your goals? Realize that when …